Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Persephone's Folly

When Persephone ate those three pomegranate seeds, she broke her mother Demeter's heart. Hades tricked her into eating food from the underworld, forcing Persephone to return to the underworld for 3 months each year. Every time she does, Demeter grieves and stops blessing the world with warmth and abundance by plunging the world into a bitter cold (Winter) as she despairs. So what does this have to do with crafting you might be wondering? Well over the weekend I finished my fingerless gloves!

With these beauties, I'll survive the coldest office or dreariest of Winters!

The details:

Now to wash, block and then use them so much I'll need to make another pair!